Welcome to the Birmingham branch.
We meet at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.
We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business.
Upcoming Branch Events
1916 was a pivotal year for the British Army. It was a year of intense combat that was defined by the Battle of the Somme and the appalling casualties of the 1st July 1916. Yet it was also the year in which the British Army began to master industrial warfare and the tide of the war began to turn in favour of the Allies. This talk consider Britain’…Event Details
Stephen Barker” 'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh'. From his arrival in the UK alone in 1912 as a fourteen-year-old, to Balliol College, Oxford and into the Royal Flying Corps during the First World War, Hardit Singh Malik lived an extraordinary life, often in the face of great adversity, yet always with with charm and good humour. He played …Event Details
MIKE COYLE - “PROPOGANDA & REPORTAGE” Propaganda & Reportage The way that the war was reported, the people, the events, the facts, censorship, political control and more especially the way that reported stories were received at home, were not just for immediate consumption, they laid down the basis for social and historical research. Yet…Event Details